Communicated by the Israel Government Press Office

Jerusalem-----August 22......The Israeli management of the Sbarro Italian food chain today announced that the Sbarro restaurant on the corner of Jaffa Road and King George Street in Jerusalem that was damaged in a terror bombing on 9.8.2001 will be renovated and reopened as soon as possible.

The management of Sbarro-Israel said: "The Jerusalem Sbarro branch has a
symbolic significance that goes beyond the commercial aspect, and we will do everything to rebuild the branch.
The work will begin in the near future and will finnish as soon as possible.
The total investment in the renovations is estimated at approximately NIS 2 million."